Phenom of the Seas, Gallant of the Seas or Eon of the Seas? These are the latest cruise ship names to be registered by Royal Caribbean through the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). (cruisecritic.co.uk)
Not only was the project the largest ship modernization ever performed, the $120 million upgrade that Mariner of the Seas received at the Cadiz Navatia shipyard this past June was also the largest construction project carried out in Spain and the largest “hotel” in the country at the time of the dry dock.
SoundSeeker: Behind the Science of Creating a First of Its Kind AI-Powered Tool
A picture may be worth a thousand words, but what if it was possible to “hear” what it sounds like? In a move that will redefine the modern vacation album, Royal Caribbean International has designed and built a first-of-its-kind tool that transforms travelers’ most memorable photos into an original, shareable soundtrack with a video to match.
Royal Caribbean International announced that Crystal Campbell will take over as general manager of the company’s Hong Kong office. Prior to her new appointment, she was the head of Global Business Meeting, Incentive Travel (MICE) and charter sales at Royal Caribbean’s headquarters in Miami, USA. (cruiseindustrynews.com)
Royal Caribbean is launching a special travel agent giveaway to celebrate the 1,000 entry in its “Vicki’s Tips” series. The contest will see the cruise line give away $1,000 worth of prizes to participating travel agents. (travelagentcentral.com)
Royal Caribbean’s Ovation of the Seas made its maiden call to the Philippines, docking first at Subic Bay and then Manila the following day. It is the largest ever cruise ship to dock at any port in the Philippines, with a record number of 4,600 guests from around the world on a five-night cruse from Hong Kong. (aseancruising.com)
Royal Caribbean International’s (RCI) Enchantment of the Seas was welcomed back to Port Canaveral today (June 22) launching a new season of three and four-night cruises to the Bahamas from the Port. Port Canaveral was the homeport for the 2,950 passenger Enchantment until 2016.
After a decade of rapid growth and development in China and introducing the world’s most technologically advanced cruise ships to the market, Royal Caribbean International is once again set to redefine vacations in the region with the debut of its newest ship, Spectrum of the Seas.
Mariner of the Seas is being amped up with $120 million worth of bold, new features and experiences. When complete, Mariner will offer exciting 3- and 4-night cruises to The Bahamas, giving thrill seekers a break from their ordinary routine and adding adventure to their weekends.
Travel Leaders Group took top honors in the Digital Travel Choice Awards for Best Digital Marketing Campaign from a Travel Retailer. The award was presented at the Digital Travel Summit held in Las Vegas. (travelagentcentral.com)
Royal Caribbean has confirmed it will introduce an all-suite, separate elevator-access suite complex on its next cruise ship, Spectrum of the Seas. In a first for the line, Royal’s first “Quantum Ultra” class of ship — set to launch next spring — will feature a dedicated suite zone that will include a private pool, sun deck and restaurant for suite passengers only. (cruisecritic.com)
The Explorer of the Seas returns Wednesday, May 16th at 7AM and departs at 5PM. She begins this cruise on May 14th in Seattle, cruising at sea until her arrival in Nanaimo on Wednesday, then moving on to Victoria and back to Seattle completing a 5-day “Best of British Columbia” itinerary on May 18th.